The electric storage heater is married to Economy 7 (E7). As with any marriage, things can go wrong. Here, then, are tips on what to look for if your heating bill goes up, and you suspect that the storage heater might be the cause. Continue reading →
Snapping up a good tariff deal is smart. Even smarter is finding out whether your residential power usage is commensurate with your actual needs. It’s fine to pay less per kilowatt hour, but if you’re using more kilowatt hours of power than is necessary, you’re not realizing any true savings. Review these tips for performing a household energy comparison to see whether you can squeeze any more savings from your utility usage. Continue reading →
Motor homes, such as the RV, are very eco-friendly forms of housing and traveling because these automobiles are prefabricated and small. In fact, a number of RV companies are going green by using lightweight mainstream products, unconventional towables, and composite materials. If you are thinking of using your RV in an eco-friendly way, this article can provide you with important tips.
When you clean and tidy your property, generally you will tend to clean and tidy the surfaces. You’ll give the floor a vacuum, you’ll probably dust the surfaces and spray some disinfectant in the bathroom and kitchen… and then once everything’s cleared out the way you’ll consider yourself done. In reality though, your surfaces only really make up a very small portion of your property – what takes up a lot more space is simply the empty gaps between those various surfaces. It’s the air that actually causes the surfaces to get dirty in the first place. It’s the air that carries the larger proportion of germs that eventually end up affecting us. And it’s the air that we actually breathe into our bodies all the time. Continue reading →
When it comes to electricity consumption, all devices are not created equally. In fact, a few of your devices are likely responsible for a huge percentage of your energy usage each month. When you have the Economy 7 tariff enabled in your home, it is especially important to realize which electronics are the greatest culprits for using electricity. These appliances are the ones that you should make every effort to run only in the seven daily hours during which you are charged a lower rate for your power usage. Here are some of the worst offenders when it comes to electricity consumption. Continue reading →
Timing really is everything when you pay for your electricity with the Economy 7 tariff. This pricing structure, which allows consumers to pay a lower rate for their electricity for seven hours out of every day, is often misused by many people at home. Just as you can save money by making the best use of the tariff, timing your energy usage unwisely can end up costing you. There are a few habits you should try to change if you want to save as much as possible on electricity when you have this tariff. Continue reading →